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Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Canada

Conference 13-14 October 2017


“Pope Francis”

A Scholarly Discussion of Some Themes Relating to the Man and His Pontificate


Mass celebrated by The Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, Archbishop of Ottawa

Saturday, 8:00 am 


Location: Chancery of the Archdiocese of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

The conference was a success.  The speakers and their topics were stimulating and informative and all generated considerable discussion.

The speakers and their topics were:

Sr. Dr. Gill Goulding, “Dynamic Discipleship in a Distressed World”

Fr. John McNerney, “Pope Francis’ Laudato Si on the Environment”

Patricia McNiven, “Marriage Encounter on Conjugal Love with Pope Francis in Amoris Laetitia and Scripture”

Dr. Paul Flaman, "Francis and the Dubia”

Scott Nicholson, "Commentary on Pope Francis and the ‘Reform of the Reform’ of the Liturgy”

Reinhard Vehring, “Pope Francis’ Laudato Si on the Environment”

We hope to publish all papers in upcoming issues of the journal so you can enjoy reading them.



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